CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

All Posts Tagged: plant based nutrition

Blogpost: Fear of not getting enough

You know the vegan drill. Where do I get my protein? How about calcium? What about good fats? Will I be hungry? Will I be satisfied? Yes, satisfaction is the real problem that is feared when considering becoming a plant strong vegan. I heard a discussion about food deserts. It is a real problem in […]
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Blogpost: Is a Vegan Diet the Best?

We all want to be the best we can be. So why not eat the best so we can be the best. However, when it comes to nutrition, I am more likely to hear, I eat “pretty healthy”. It seems as though most people are quite satisfied with “pretty healthy”. We lower the bar when […]
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Podcast: Happy Mother’s Day Special

Welcome! and thank you for listening!. Happy Mother’s day or perhaps Happy Women’s day to all of you who care for humans, animals, neighbors, run households and support others. This is a really short episode wishing all of you a peaceful and healthy day. I hope that includes some exercise because it is important everyday. […]
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Blogpost: How TV can Reinforce Misconceptions

Pharmaceutical advertisements are aimed to sell wellness through medications. They are also aimed at diverting the causation of the illnesses, and taking away any power of the individual to influence their diseases. The overweight kind man wants to spend more time with his grandchildren so he takes a diabetic medication or cholesterol medications to control […]
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Podcast: Sarasota Vegefest and More

Welcome! and thank you for listening.  Addie Majnaric RDN and I attended the Sarasota Vegefest last weekend. We had an information tent, and I was on the physician’s speaker panel and 2 of our members were on the success story panel.  I discuss our day and the panel discussions on this podcast.  Who goes to […]
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Blogpost: How much weight can you exercise off?

Most people blame the lack of exercise for weight gain. If only they had more time or discipline to exercise their weight would be better. Gym memberships are as common as Netflix accounts, but we still have an obesity problem in this country. I see the same 3 people walking on my morning runs. No […]
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Podcast: Mendocino 50K recap and more

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  The Mendocino 50K is in the books.  It was a great race with great support and great post race food.  It was great to do a vegan race and meet a lot of plant strong people.   Slowly more evidence is coming out to support plant based nutrition in […]
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Blogpost: You are Not the only One.

A table of 4 sits across from me at a local restaurant. They are all overweight. Their heads are too heavy for their necks to support. There is a marked curvature of their upper backs with their heads coming off 45 degrees to their bodies. It is an effort for them to get up from […]
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Blogpost: The Hunt

My uncles used to ask my father if he caught anything when he came back in from hunting. He would reply he did not “catch” but he killed a squirrel or a deer. That violent act of killing happens each time before someone consumes meat. Most people only picture the act of shooting in the […]
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Podcast: 4th Annual Charlotte County Plant Based Nutrition Recap

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  The 4th Annual Charlotte County Plant Based Nutrition Conference was a success.  I believe the best conference we have done yet! Many thanks to Lynda Albert our event cohost, Addie Majnaric, RDN, Eric O”Grey, Alan Goldhamer and our chef, Cheffy Bowman.  I would also like to thank our sponsors […]
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